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Philly.com
We cheer for this year's Eagles - and for ourselvestitle, including the Eagles. True, the Birds did win three championships (1948,
Philly.com / Posted 3 hours ago
title, including the Eagles. True, the Birds did win three championships (1948, 1949, 1960) before the NFL merged with the American Football League in 1970. But generations of fans have no memory of those victories. All they’ve ever known is... Read more
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Philly.com
Ugly loss in Nashville might help Flyersmost volatile rivalries in NFL/AFL history. Since both the Chiefs and Raiders c
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
most volatile rivalries in NFL/AFL history. Since both the Chiefs and Raiders came into existence in 1960 as part of the American Football League, the municipalities of Kansas City and Oakland have bitterly despised each other. This will be the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Robert Lipsyte, Trump Tackles the NFLthat I've been a football fan since my father took me, at age six in 1950, to s
Op-Ed News / Posted 4 days ago
that I've been a football fan since my father took me, at age six in 1950, to see the Brooklyn team in the soon-to-expire American Football League. This year, my team, the New York Giants, are 1-5 and launched on a season even more dismal than... Read more
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birminghammail
NFL decides against changing anthem policyThe NFL, the prestige American football league, is not changing its policy to r
birminghammail / Posted 4 days ago
The NFL, the prestige American football league, is not changing its policy to require players to stand during the national anthem. Commissioner Roger Goodell and several owners said on Tuesday at the league's autumn meetings that altering the... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
Football, history, science collide in 'Gridiron Glory' at Museum of Science18, 1959, letter that started it all – a notice from Lamar Hunt awarding Willia
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
18, 1959, letter that started it all – a notice from Lamar Hunt awarding William Sullivan the Boston franchise in the new American Football League – there is even more to see for fans of any football team, or even just fans of history and, yes,... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Football, history, science collide in 'Gridiron Glory' at Museum of Science18, 1959, letter that started it all – a notice from Lamar Hunt awarding Willia
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
18, 1959, letter that started it all – a notice from Lamar Hunt awarding William Sullivan the Boston franchise in the new American Football League – there is even more to see for fans of any football team, or even just fans of history and, yes,... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Highlights of Sunday's National Football League gamesin the fourth quarter. With 15 touchdowns, Watson has the most by a rookie thro
Reuters Sports News / Posted 7 days ago
in the fourth quarter. With 15 touchdowns, Watson has the most by a rookie through six games since the merger with the American Football League. The Texans (3-3) harassed Browns quarterback Keven Hogan into a miserable debut as a starter.... Read more
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FOX News
NFL's tax breaks targeted by Trump: A look at the league's tax status todayand professional football leagues. The inclusion of professional football leag
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
and professional football leagues. The inclusion of professional football leagues in the tax code helped the NFL and the American Football League more easily merge in 1966.So why give it up? Since the league office’s exemption wasn’t that... Read more
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FOX News
NFL's tax breaks targeted by Trump: A look at the league's tax status todayand professional football leagues. The inclusion of professional football leag
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
and professional football leagues. The inclusion of professional football leagues in the tax code helped the NFL and the American Football League more easily merge in 1966.So why give it up? Since the league office’s exemption wasn’t that... Read more
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CBS News
Trump tweets on NFL, ESPN ahead of Penguins visitour Anthem, Flag and Country? Change tax law! The not-for-profit status dated
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
our Anthem, Flag and Country? Change tax law! The not-for-profit status dated back to the 1940s, when the NFL and the American Football League were recognized as non-profit trade organizations. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell confirmed the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Trump suggests cutting NFL's 'massive tax breaks' because of players' anthem protestshundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to help build new stadiums. Additiona
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to help build new stadiums. Additionally, when National Football League and the American Football League merged, Congress waived usual antitrust legislation, allowing them to essentially create a monopoly... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Trump suggests cutting NFL's 'massive tax breaks' because of players' anthem protestshundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to help build new stadiums. Additiona
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to help build new stadiums. Additionally, when National Football League and the American Football League merged, Congress waived usual antitrust legislation, allowing them to essentially create a monopoly... Read more
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Business Insider
Trump suggests cutting NFL's 'massive tax breaks' because of players' anthem protestshundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to help build new stadiums. Additiona
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
hundreds of millions in taxpayer dollars to help build new stadiums. Additionally, when National Football League and the American Football League merged, Congress waived usual antitrust legislation, allowing them to essentially create a monopoly... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Y.A. Tittle, Hall of Fame quarterback who was in iconic photo, dies at 90on a championship team in high school, college or the pros. Later that day, th
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
on a championship team in high school, college or the pros. Later that day, the New York Jets, the Giants' rival of the American Football League, held an introductory news conference for Joe Namath, their heralded rookie quarterback. Mr.... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Dallas Cowboys owner threatens to drop players who take the knee during national anthemwarned that any of his players who disrespect the US flag will not play. Mr Jo
Irish Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
warned that any of his players who disrespect the US flag will not play. Mr Jones said the NFL, the US's most prestigious American football league, cannot leave the impression it tolerates such behaviour. It follows a feud between US president... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 8coached the Raiders for three years and served as the team's general manager. H
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 days ago
coached the Raiders for three years and served as the team's general manager. He was also briefly the commissioner of the American Football League in 1966 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. [ + - ] 2007: Marion Jones... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 8coached the Raiders for three years and served as the team's general manager. H
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 days ago
coached the Raiders for three years and served as the team's general manager. He was also briefly the commissioner of the American Football League in 1966 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992. [ + - ] 2007: Marion Jones... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
33 things you didn’t know about Oaklandto the Raiders, Oakland could be saying adios to the Señors. That was the winni
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
to the Raiders, Oakland could be saying adios to the Señors. That was the winning entry in a 1960 naming contest for the American Football League team. But after much jeering from the team's burgeoning fanbase, the franchise owners chose Raiders,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
33 things you didn’t know about Oaklandto the Raiders, Oakland could be saying adios to the Señors. That was the winni
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
to the Raiders, Oakland could be saying adios to the Señors. That was the winning entry in a 1960 naming contest for the American Football League team. But after much jeering from the team's burgeoning fanbase, the franchise owners chose Raiders,... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Former Purdue football coach Joe Tiller, 74, diesmention All-American offensive tackle and team captain for the Bobcats. Tiller
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 23 days ago
mention All-American offensive tackle and team captain for the Bobcats. Tiller was drafted by the Boston Patriots of the American Football League in 1964 (18th round) but did not sign. He played for Calgary of the CFL during the 1964... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Joe Tiller, the winningest football coach in Purdue history dies at 74mention All-American offensive tackle and team captain for the Bobcats. Tiller
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 23 days ago
mention All-American offensive tackle and team captain for the Bobcats. Tiller was drafted by the Boston Patriots of the American Football League in 1964 (18th round) but did not sign. He played for Calgary of the CFL during the 1964... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Woody Paige: The Broncos rivalry is again alive with the Raiders, expect a Sunday showshould be. For 45 years this has been the best and the biggest, the brightest
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 23 days ago
should be. For 45 years this has been the best and the biggest, the brightest and bitterest. Since 1972, the two original American Football League teams have played 91 games. The Broncos have won 47, the Raiders 43, and one was tied. Since 1960,... Read more
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Philly.com
Plenty that's strange and familiar about Eagles' game against the San D… er … Los Angeles Chargers | Mike SielskiIt’s a reflex, and it’s natural. After all, the Chargers were in San Diego for
Philly.com / Posted 23 days ago
It’s a reflex, and it’s natural. After all, the Chargers were in San Diego for 56 years, from the early days of the old American Football League until last year, when their owner, Dean Spanos, finally followed through on his threats to relocate... Read more

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